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Dreams of Wilmington and Thalian Hall present a second edition of Dreambuilders , the event introduced last year to celebrate visual and performing arts by teaching artists from the Dreams Center. This year, a theme is included, making it Dreambuilders-Inspirations: Work by Artists Who Guide. The opening reception for the visual art exhibit is Friday, September 9 at 6:00 pm, followed by...

Oak Island Art Guild

UPDATE: THE FESTIVAL HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SUNDAY DUE TO TROPICAL STORM HERMINE. It's time for the 27th Annual Island Arts and Crafts Festival . The Festival is this Saturday, September 3rd, featuring 120 vendors in the soccer field behind Middleton Park. There is a possibility of rain on Saturday; the rain date is Sunday. Check the website regarding any changes. Mary Beth Springmeier is a volunteer with the Oak Island Art Guild and she...

Coastal Designer Glass

Coastal Designer Glass incorporates glass into architecture and home furnishing in ways you might never expect. They also restore stained glass panels. Owners Cynthia DeVita Cochrane and Nathaniel Cochrane joined us to share the surprising work they do and opportunities for novices to experience creation with glass. Coastal Designer Glass employs Niki Hildebrand as its artist-in-residence. Listen to our aired interview above. Additional audio follows:

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The Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year with "A Gala in Wonderland." Interim Executive Director Yasmin Tomkinson and Outreach Coordinator Erin Payne came in to tell us about the work the organization does in our community - the Mad Hatter's Tea Party will help raise money for this work to continue. The Gala is at Audi Cape Fear on Staurday, March 7 at 6:30 PM. To find out more about the Cape Fear Literacy Council and the Mad Hatter's Tea Party visit...

Zephyros Winds and Barbara McKenzie are performing on Sunday, February 21 at the Church of the Servant as a part of the Chamber Music Wilmington Season. Barbara and Pat Marriott came in to tell us about the performance and the concert.

Alexa Doran is one of WHQR's Graduate Fellows working in the Web Services department. She is studying poetry through the graduate school at UNCW. She is originally from Syracuse, NY and enjoys living in Wilmington with her poochy, Jude. During this interview, she read her poem After you said an artist can inspired by the photograph Self Portrait with Dada-Kopf by 1920's Dada artist Sophia Tauber. You can catch more of her poetry in upcoming issues of The James Franco...

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Christopher Marino has been in town for barely over a year, but he's already made an impact on the local theater community. He staged popular readings of Shakespeare's work almost immediately upon his arrival in Wilmington and was recently named the Artistic Director of Dram Tree Shakespeare Company. Mr. Marino teaches for the UNCW Theatre Department and is the director of the upcoming production of Hamlet - using a slightly different script than audiences would usually see staged....

Wilbur Jones Jr., 1957

Historian and author Wilbur Jones Jr. has traveled extensively throughout the past 50+ years, and his hobby of photography has led to the creation of a stunning collection of historical and artistic images. A collection of these photos is going up for display at the Hannah Block Historic USO at 120 S. 2nd Street. The opening reception is February 25 from 4- 8 PM, and the exhibit will be up for viewing until March 26. For more about Wilbur Jones Jr. click here

The Theatre Network of Wilmington ( TNOW ) is throwing a red carpet Oscar Event at Theatre NOW on Monday night, February 22, 2015. Executive Director Zach Hanner and board president Sydney Penny came to our studio to talk about this fundraising event and explain the outreach work that TNOW is involved in. For more information about this local nonprofit organization and to get tickets for this event visit superstaracademy.org

Grey Pascal is a local artist with a reputation for experimentation in meaningful ways. For over a year, Grey has been working on a new kind of portrait...it's not simply visual it's about words and how they define us. The collection he's creating is called "A Word..with Grey Pascal: A Conceptual Portrait Series On Panel With Encaustic." If you are interested in participating in this series please contact Grey at volcanodweller@hotmail.com

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